She made history as the first female British Prime Minister, and sadly Margaret Thatcher passed away on Monday morning (April 8).
According to former advisor Lord Timothy Bell, the 87-year-old politician suffered a massive stroke that took her life.
His statement read, It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning. A further statement will be made later.
Back in 2011, Margarets life was chronicled in the much-loved film The Iron Lady and Meryl Streep won an Oscar for her role.